WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) — Up to 10 homes were damaged after a tornado touched down in northern Arizona Monday while around Phoenix, dust storms caused downed power lines, fires and cut power to thousands, authorities said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In a state hit by devastating tornadoes and flooding within a span of several months, a new and diverse advisory council will help guide responses to natural disasters and prepare communities for any future crisis, Kentucky Gov.
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Derrek McIntosh was left homeless twice within weeks — first by floodwaters that destroyed his eastern Kentucky home, then when a fire burned down the house he stayed in with relatives.
BOARDMAN, Ohio (AP) — Weather officials have confirmed that a weak tornado touched down briefly near an eastern Ohio mall over the weekend.
The National Weather Service in Cleveland said the EF-0 tornado touched down shortly after 5:30 p.m.
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — A candle factory where several workers were killed during tornadoes that hit Kentucky in December has been cited for violations of federal labor law.
Seven serious offenses are alleged, carrying potential fines of $40,000.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that he’s calling Kentucky's Republican-led legislature into a special session to take up a relief package for flood-ravaged eastern Kentucky.
FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — While Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear was consoling families displaced by historic flooding in the mountains of eastern Kentucky, Republicans at the state’s premier political event on the other side of the state were campaigning to oust him from office in 2023.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday granted South Dakota’s request for a presidential disaster declaration to aid the recovery from June storms that included tornadoes and strong winds.
DALLAS, W.Va. (AP) — Cleanup was ongoing Tuesday in a rural area of northern West Virginia from damaged caused by a tornado with maximum winds of 120 miles per hour.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh said the EF2 tornado briefly touched down Monday night in the state's Northern Panhandle.
EUTAW, Ala. (AP) — There’s not much in Greene County, a place that stands out even in impoverished west Alabama for its neediness. So the tornado that settled down upon one of its most densely populated areas, a housing community full of seniors and low-income families, felt like a particularly cruel blow.
JAVA, N.Y. (AP) — A tornado packing winds of about 115 miles per hour (185 kilometers per hour) touched down in upstate New York on Thursday, leaving downed trees and power lines and a destroyed barn in its wake.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a small tornado has touched down in suburban Chicago.
Snapped trees and minor damage to roofs in Naperville were reported Saturday, meteorologist Todd Kluber said.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The National Weather Service confirmed Thursday that a tornado had touched down earlier this week in Chesterfield, the second one in New Hampshire this year.
The tornado touched down on Monday in Chesterfield.
BEIJING (AP) — A tornado blew through 11 villages in a farming region of eastern China, damaging homes, killing at least one person and injuring 25 others, while swaths of the country face extreme heat.
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — After more than six months of rebuilding, a youth development center has reopened in a western Kentucky town devastated by a tornado last December.
Gov. Andy Beshear joined officials from the state Department of Juvenile Justice on Tuesday to reopen the doors to the youth development center in Mayfield.
Authorities say tens of thousands of customers were without power and damage reports were coming in after severe weather including a tornado was reported east of Cincinnati.
The National Weather Service office in Wilmington said it was receiving “reports of damage throughout our area" and posted a video of damage to buildings in Goshen Township.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Xcel Energy says 55,000 customers lost service when a long line of severe thunderstorms rolled across South Dakota.
By Wednesday morning, 90% of power lost on Tuesday has been restored by more than 600 employees and contractors working in the field, according to the utility company.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday granted South Dakota's request for a presidential disaster declaration to aid the recovery from May storms that included over a dozen tornadoes.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — One person was killed and about 10 injured Monday as a “weak tornado” ripped through a historic fishing town in the southern Netherlands, tearing the roofs off at least four houses and sending café furniture flying through the streets.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Farmers in western Kentucky will get some relief after a grain elevator was damaged by deadly tornadoes in December.
Gov. Andy Beshear announced that up to $3.25 million will help farmers continue to grow and process grains.
The company that operated a Kentucky candle factory leveled by a deadly winter tornado plans to ramp up production with a $33 million investment at a nearby plant, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday.
CASTLEWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Residents of a small community in northeastern South Dakota are still recovering from a wave of destructive storms a month ago.
Piles of debris and broken tree limbs sit on the edge of town in Castlewood, a community of about 600 near Watertown.
MAUSTON, Wis. (AP) — Powerful storms that included at least one tornado took down power lines and trees, damaged structures, toppled semis on the interstate and left tens of thousands without electricity in parts of Wisconsin.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A confirmed tornado that left debris in its wake was spotted in two west central Wisconsin communities Wednesday, the National Weather Service at La Crosse said.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Straight line winds that reached up to 100 mph caused nearly $10 million in damage in Riley County during the weekend, the National Weather Service said.
The weather service in Topeka said Monday the winds were equivalent to an EF1 tornado but did not have the rotation needed to be classified as a tornado.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Strong winds and storms forced crowds who gathered in a rural Kansas field for a symphony performance to evacuate and damaged a sorority house at Kansas State University.
About half a dozen tornado warnings were issued Saturday evening in eastern Kansas, The Kansas City Star reports.
From the front porch of a newly built home, a western Kentucky town devastated by a tornado six months ago celebrated another milestone in its recovery on Friday — part of a massive relief effort that Gov.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Friday requested a presidential disaster declaration as the result of damage from a May 12 storm system that included tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two weak tornadoes struck communities in east central Indiana, causing minor damage to a school, a fire station and other buildings, the National Weather Service said Thursday.
An EF-1 tornado with estimated peak winds of 100 mph (160.9 kilometers per hour) struck near the Rush County town of Arlington shortly after 4 p.m.
TIPP CITY, Ohio (AP) — A Meijer distribution center in western Ohio was heavily damaged Wednesday evening as employees inside heeded tornado warnings and sought shelter, authorities said.
Joel Smith, director of the Miami County Emergency Management Agency, said nobody was injured at the facility and there have been no reports of injuries from the storm in the county.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer asked President Joe Biden on Wednesday to declare a major disaster in Otsego County, where an EF-3 tornado struck Gaylord on May 20.
The storm with 140 mph (225.31 kilometers per hour) winds killed two people and injured 44 others, officials have said.
PEMBROKE, Ga. (AP) — A coastal Georgia county is restarting court trials and government services after a deadly tornado damaged a courthouse and other government buildings on April 5.
WTOC-TV reports court proceedings resumed this week in a part of the Bryan County courthouse that wasn't damaged when the twister hit Pembroke.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed two early morning tornadoes struck Minnehaha County during severe storms on Memorial Day.
The Sioux Falls Argus Leader reported Thursday that the NWS confirmed an tornado touched down briefly in Sioux Falls around 2 a.m.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of people in Minnesota and South Dakota were without electrical power Tuesday as the region recovered from storms and tornadoes that left damaged buildings, trees and roadways.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that at least two tornadoes touched down briefly in south-central Pennsylvania last week, and one damaged some buildings, but no injuries were reported.
GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) — A woman sitting on the porch of her daughter's South Carolina home was killed when a storm toppled a tree onto the house, authorities said.
Thelma Jordan Carroll, 78, was pronounced dead at the home in Gaffney Thursday afternoon, Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Severe thunderstorms including possible tornadoes buffeted central Indiana on Thursday, one day after one person reportedly was killed when a boom lift was toppled.
The National Weather Service said police reported a tornado on the ground in Montgomery County at the intersection of Interstate 74 and State Route 25 north of Waynetown.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee agriculture officials say work has begun to clean up debris at Natchez Trace State Forest after a December tornado damaged the park.
A tornado that tore through Henderson County on Dec.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is offering his condolences and solidarity to the people of Gaylord, Michigan, following a deadly tornado.
The Vatican on Tuesday released a telegram signed by the Vatican secretary of state addressed to Gaylord Bishop Jeffrey Walsh saying Francis was saddened to learn of the death and destruction from the tornado.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three tornadoes, one of which toppled a church steeple at the Indiana National Guard’s Camp Atterbury, hit parts of central and south-central Indiana on Saturday as a wave of severe thunderstorms swept across the state, the National Weather Service said.
GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — Nearly all of the power lost following a deadly tornado that killed two people and flattened parts of a northern Michigan community has been restored, state police said Sunday.
HAZLET, N.J. (AP) — Weather authorities say a tornado touched down briefly last week in New Jersey and crossed the Garden State Parkway while moving from one residential area to another, but no injuries were reported.
Roofs and walls on a busy business stretch were turned to tangled rubble. Mobile homes were destroyed. Tornadoes are so uncommon in northern Michigan that Gaylord doesn't have a siren system to warn people about hazardous weather.
MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. (AP) — A tornado that produced winds of up to 115 mph (185 kilometers per hour) swept through two southeastern Illinois communities on Thursday, causing damage but no injuries before dissipating in Indiana, the National Weather Service has confirmed.
GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — A rare northern Michigan tornado tore through a small community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 40 others as it flipped vehicles, tore roofs from buildings and downed trees and power lines.
BERLIN (AP) — A storm that swept across parts of Germany generated three tornadoes, the country's weather service said Saturday. One of them left a trail of destruction and more than 40 people injured in a western city.
BERLIN (AP) — A tornado swept through the western German city of Paderborn on Friday, injuring dozens of people as it blew away roofs, toppled trees and sent debris flying for miles, authorities said.
MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. (AP) — A tornado reportedly touched down in southeastern Illinois, knocking down trees and damaging numerous homes and other buildings, a police chief said Friday.
People told Mount Carmel police they saw a tornado sweep through as a storm cut across the city's south side about 9:30 p.m.
BERLIN (AP) — Gusts of wind of up to 100 kilometers per hour (62 miles per hour) hit areas in western and northwestern Germany on Thursday after the national weather service warned that heavy storms could bring the possibility of tornadoes.
GOODLAND, Kan. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a series of weak tornadoes across rural parts of northwestern Kansas and a county in southwestern Nebraska along the Kansas line.
The tornadoes hit Tuesday afternoon as a line of storms moved across the Plains.